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East Providence City Hall – Council Chambers


145 Taunton Avenue


East Providence, Rhode Island 02914




August 8, 2017




I.          Call to Order Open Session (Regular Meeting) – 7:00 p.m.

1.   Call to Order

2.   Salute to Flag

3.   Chair to Report Out Any Votes Taken in Executive Session and Receive Motion by Committee Member to Seal Executive Session Minutes Pursuant to Applicable Provisions of RIGL 42-46-4 (4)&(5)

4.   Motion to Set a Curfew for School Committee Meetings


II.        Student Liaison


III.       Presentations

1.   Advanced Placement Program – Dr. Forand, Principals Dr. Guerra & Ms. Avila

2.   New Math Curriculum K-12 – Math Curriculum Committee

3.   Summit – Ms. Avila, Ms. Sullivan & Dr. Forand


IV.       Consent Agenda

1.      Communications

a. Kids Count Early Learning Fact Sheets

b. EBEC STEM Pipeline PD

c. RIHEBC Responsible Contractor Regulation

d. RIDOH Immunization Regs

2.      Correspondence

3.      Home School Requests

4.      Approval of Minutes:

·         School Committee Meetings held on 6/13, 7/25 & 8/1

·         Building Committee Meeting held on 6/12, 7/10 & 7/17/17


V.        PTO/PTA Reports


VI.       Public Comments I – Agenda Items


VII.     Director of Human Resources Report – Cheryl Mammone

1.   Appointments

2.   Resignations

3.   Recalls

4.   Anti-Nepotism Policy for Personnel Position


VIII.    Superintendent’s Report

1.   Lead Rhode Island Partnership

2.   2017-2018 Budget

3.   Orientation Day – August 29

4.   New Teacher Orientation – August 22

5.   Retreat for Administrators & Directors – August 18

6.   PCD Co-Op Swim Team

7.   Open Government Summit


IX.       Assistant Superintendents’ Reports

1.  Dr. Celeste Bowler

a.  Pre-school Update


X.        Director of Pupil Personnel Services Report – Julian MacDonnell


XI.       Director of Finance Report – Lucy Maddock

1.      Proposed 2017-18 Budget Report

2.      Bill List


XII.     Director of Facilities Report – Anthony Feola

1.   Facilities Update

2.   Update on Door Project

3.   RIDE Kitchen Grant


XIII.    Director of Attendance & Registration Report – Diana Clarkin

1.   Update on 2017-2018 Registration & Enrollment

2.   Update on Transportation


XIV.    Building Committee Report – Nate Cahoon

1.   Building Project Update


XV.     Discussion Items

1.    National Teacher & Principal Survey 2017-18

2.    Certified Employee Tenure Policy – 1st read

3.    Steinway Piano Reconditioning – 3 bids

4.    Deans at Hennessey, Whiteknact & Silver Spring

5.    Proposed 2017-2018 School Department Budget


XVI.    Action Items

1.   Vote to Approve Bill List

2.   Vote to Approve Reconditioning of Steinway Piano

3.   Vote to Approve National Teacher & Principal Survey 2017-18

4.   Vote to Approve New Math Curriculum K-12

5.   Vote to Approve Summit

6.   Vote to Approve Two Dean Positions

7.   Vote to Approve Proposed 2017-2018 School Department Budget

8.   Vote to Override Anti-Nepotism Policy for Personnel Position

9.   Vote to Approve PCD Co-Op Swim Team

10.  Vote to Approve Stonewall Repair at Riverside Middle School


XVII.  Public Comment II – Non-Agenda Items


XVIII. Announcements


XIX.    Adjournment




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Date Posted:                         8/3/17 City Clerk                 8/3/17 Secretary of State Website


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